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5 Telltale Symptoms of Glaucoma

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States, but most people don’t even realize they have it. The best way to prevent glaucoma’s progression is to undergo annual screenings and to be aware of its most common signs.

Aug 1st, 2022
Got Dry Eye? Here’s How It’s Treated

Your eyes are dry, so you reach for the drops. But they’re not doing any good, and you wonder: Why bother? You still feel like there’s grit under your lids. If you have dry eye syndrome, your ophthalmologist can help.

Jul 1st, 2022
I'm Nervous About Cataract Surgery: What Can I Expect?

If you’re scheduled for cataract surgery, you may feel both excited and nervous. Excited, because you’re looking forward to clear, unclouded vision again. Nervous, because you’re not sure what’s going to happen. Here’s what to expect.

Jun 1st, 2022
How Botox® Can Help You Look Younger

You want to see clearly when you look in the mirror, but you don’t want to see any wrinkles. Botox® Cosmetic injections smooth out wrinkles on your forehead and around your eyes to take years off your face for months at a time. Here’s how it works.

May 9th, 2022
Diabetes and Vision Care: What You Need to Know

When you have diabetes, your higher-than-normal blood sugar levels wreak havoc on your blood vessels and every area of your body that they serve, including your eyes. To preserve your vision, your diabetes regimen must emphasize eye care, too.

Apr 12th, 2022
The Link Between Glaucoma and Red Eyes

Most of the time when you have red eyes, they’re dry or irritated or were exposed to an allergen. However, red eyes could also be a sign of glaucoma, a serious eye disease that can lead to permanent blindness. Are your red eyes due to glaucoma?

Mar 13th, 2022
Does My Clouded Vision Mean I Have Cataracts?

When the lens that focuses light inside your eye becomes clouded with protein buildup, you have cataracts. Cataracts are the world’s leading cause of blindness, but an ophthalmologist can replace your clouded lens so you see clearly again.

Feb 9th, 2022
Why Are My Eyes Always Red?

You may love the color red, but you don’t love your eyes looking red. It’s normal to get red eyes once in a while for short periods of time, if they’re irritated from chlorine or pollen. But if your eyes are chronically red, you need to find out why.

Jan 10th, 2022
How Telehealth Works for Your Eye Health

Even before the pandemic, ophthalmologists offered telehealth visits for patients who lived in underserved areas. If you’ve avoided the eye doctor because of COVID-19 or you’re too swamped for a traditional appointment, telehealth might work for you.

Dec 12th, 2021
My Eyelashes Have Thinned Out: Can You Help?

Nothing draws attention to the beauty of your eyes like thick, luxurious lashes. If your lashes have thinned, if you’ve lost them to alopecia or cancer, or if you were born with scant lashes, we can help. Latisse® grows your lashes fuller and longer.

Nov 14th, 2021
How to Prepare For a Diabetic Eye Exam

When you have diabetes, your blood sugar levels also affect the health of your eyes. If you notice any changes in your vision, let your doctor know right away. Here are some tips to help you prepare for your annual or semi-annual eye exam.

Oct 15th, 2021
What Are the Benefits of Laser Eye Surgery?

You’ve worn glasses or contact lenses for so long that you’ve forgotten what it’s like to have clear, unaided vision. If you want to restore the shape of your cornea so that you see clearly again, consider laser eye surgery.

Aug 20th, 2021
Summertime Tips for Chronic Dry Eyes

Chronic dry eyes can be especially annoying in the summer, when heat and dust combine to make your condition feel insurmountable. Good news: Your opthamologist can help, and these summertime tips will get you started.

Jul 16th, 2021